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Dutch PM Mark Rutte's 'wrong' tweet in Hindi to PM Modi goes viral

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 June 2017, 13:45 IST
Dutch PM Mark Rutte Tweets PM Modi

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his three-nation tour on 28 June which culminated at The Hague on Tuesday, Dutch PM Mark Rutte gesture to his Indian counterpart is making headlines.

One thing that stood out was Rutt's tweet to PM Modi in Hindi. His tweet - thatseems to have no political connection at all - later went viral on social media.


Dutch PM Mark Rutte tweet:

"Welcome to the Netherlands @narendramodi Our bilateral relations go back 70 years and with that I am extremely excited about our meeting," reads the tweet, roughly translated.

He has also gifted a bicycle to PM Modi during the latter's day-long visit to The Netherlands on Tuesday.

PM Rutte with a big smile on his face was also seen standing beside PM Modi when he was riding the bicycle.

Rutte's Tweet got mixed reactions on Twitter. Here are some Tweets:

However, later Dutch PM Rutte posted another tweet with all the spaces in place:

First published: 28 June 2017, 13:45 IST